Position Description

Architectural Drafting – AutoCAD Technician - Residential
Location Scottsdale, AZ
Job Code 7066
# of Openings 1
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Department Manager: VP of Architecture

Reports To: VP of Architecture

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

  1. Minimum Two Years Work Experience using AutoCAD, preferred

  2. Minimum One Year Residential Experience required

  3. Experience using Revit Architecture is a plus

  4. Associates Degree in Architecture / Drafting preferred but not required

  5. Must be Familiar with Residential Construction

  6. Ability to read and interpret construction drawings

  7. Experience using Microsoft Office

  8. Energetic, enthusiastic and passionate about continuous improvement

  9. Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with others

  10. Responsive, flexible and a positive attitude with an eagerness to take initiative

  11. Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  12. Self-motivated with ability to manage numerous processes and projects

  13. Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize responsibilities in order to meet deadlines

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Architectural Drafting position will assist the Architectural Department with all Architectural processes to ensure that construction drawings, designs, plot plans and permits are complete, correct, and community specific while achieving deadlines for each project. This position requires the team member to work closely with internal and external customers, while balancing the workload between multiple Shea Homes Divisions. Specific duties and responsibilities are described below.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Key Result Area:  Assist in the completion of Community Specific Construction Drawings

Performance Standards:

My job in this area will have been satisfactorily performed when:

  1. Work closely with Architectural Coordinators and Project Manager to complete Architectural portion of the Construction Drawings.

  2. Assist in Design Development / Value Engineering meetings with Architectural Team, Community Development Team, Structural Engineer and our Trade Partners.

  3. Assist in the Coordination of Electrical Plans, Mechanical Plans, Plumbing Isometrics, Energy Calcs and Fire Sprinkler plans.

  4. Complete redlines as necessary from Architectural Coordinators and Project Manager to ensure construction drawings are ready for city submittal.

    Key Result Area:  Obtain Approval of Construction Drawings by Municipalities

Performance Standards:

My job in this area will have been satisfactorily performed when:

  1. Assist Architectural Coordinator with floor plans, and options to complete typical plot plans for each home.

  2. Coordinate and copy soils report, structural calculations, energy calculations and fire sprinkler calculations for municipality specific submittal packages.

  3. Coordinate and copy construction drawings for municipality specific submittal packages.

    Key Result Area: Complete Lot Specific Plans as Required by Municipalities

    Performance Standards:

My job in this area will have been satisfactorily performed when:

  1. Work with Project Manager to complete lot specific construction drawings as required.

  2. Work closely with Onsite Operations team to obtain lot specific information

  3. Work closely with Structural Engineer and Trade Partners to ensure lot specific plans are created correctly and efficiently.

    Key Result Area: Assist in maintaining all Architectural Plan Revisions

    Performance Standards:

My job in this area will have been satisfactorily performed when:

  1. Assist in frame-walk redlines to ensure construction drawings have all information necessary to efficiently and correctly build each home.

  2. Prepare frame-walk revisions and distribute to Trade Partners, Superintendents, Regional Purchasing Team, and all others affected by a change.

  3. Log plan revisions in Revision Log of construction drawings to assist trade partners.

  4. Create PR # for each revision and post new revisions to Shea Trades.

  5. Resubmit revisions to appropriate city municipalities for plan approval as needed.

    Key Result Area: Assist in Plot Plan and Permit Process as needed

Performance Standards:

My job in this area will have been satisfactorily performed when:

  • Assist Architectural Coordinator with lot cutting from final plat

  • Assist with the submittals of plot plans

  • Assist with lot fit analysis on new communities

  • Provide Shea Mortgage and outside mortgage companies a copy of the building permit as needed

    Key Result Area: Work with Sales Team and Design Studio Team

Performance Standards:

My job in this area will have been satisfactorily performed when:

  • Provide Alpha Vision with floor plans, elevations, and options in order to complete sales plans.

  • Provide Design Center with .bmp files of floor plans and options for flooring changes.

  • Provide Design Center with hard copies of floor plans, elevations, and options for Trade Partners.

  • Provide Preliminary Sales Plans; floor plans, elevations and options; to the appropriate Sales Team.

  • Coordinate all revisions with the Sales Team and Design Studio

    Key Result Area: Assist in the Design of all new Floor Plans and Elevations

    Performance Standards:

My job in this area will have been satisfactorily performed when:

  • Work with the Product Development Manager and the rest of the Architectural Team during the creation of all new floor plans and elevations as needed for new communities.

  • Attend Design Charrette meeting with Senior Management and Architectural Team and provide input based on designs being presented

  • Provide feedback to Product Development Manager on all new designs

    Key Result Area: Continually Improve all Architectural Procedures                             

Performance Standards:

My job in this area will have been satisfactorily performed when:

  • Assist in creating new AutoCAD lisp routines, menus, and scripts in order to become more efficient.

  • Assist in creating new blocks and block files to ensure consistency within construction drawings.

  • Assist in brainstorming new ideas in order to become more effective and efficient.

  • Share with team members all updated AutoCAD Procedures.

  • Assist with the implementation of Revit Architecture

Shea Homes is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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